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GTK+ frontend for 'su'

GKsu is a GTK+ frontend for the su program. It supports login shells and preserving environment variables, and is useful for launching graphical programs that need to ask a user's password to run as another user. In the future, it will also wrap sudo.


Developer's manual available in HTML format from http://people.debian.org/~kov/gksu/1.0/reference/

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Janet Casey

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26 March 2004

Leaders and contributors

Gustavo Noronha Silva Maintainer
Allan Douglas Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=gksu
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://savannah.nongnu.org/cvs/?group=gksu

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 12 February 2017.


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